• Website: https://gaiadevelopment.com
  • Email: ryan@gaiadevelopment.com
  • Company Size: 12
  • Industry: Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Sustainability, Real Estate, Operations & Maintenance
  • Locations: Los Angeles, CA

GAIA was founded in 2005 to provide full-service
sustainability consulting for achieving high-performance
buildings. Founding Principal Ryan McEvoy led the Tricom
Building in Pasadena to become the world’s first LEED
speculative building for commercial and industrial use.

The team advises property owners, architects,
contractors, and end-users to achieve energy efficiency,
decarbonization, and ESG goals. GAIA serves as hands-on
project managers at every step of the development
process from design and construction to occupancy and
ongoing operations.

GAIA’s experience on over 550 buildings include industrial
real estate portfolios and REITS, hotels, higher education,
commercial, retail, and multifamily.

Our team is:
LEED APs (Accredited Professionals) • WELL APs • Eco District APs • Fitwel Ambassadors, Living Future Accreditation (LFA) for the Living Building Challenge • BREEAM assessors • ASHRAE members • USGBC members and mentors • Certified Green Building professionals • Solar energy professionals • Conference speakers and sustainability educators • Urban farmers and permaculturists • Policy change-makers • Artists, activists, and outdoor enthusiasts

Gaia is part of Living Future’s JUST program, a transparency platform for organizations to disclose their operations, including how they treat their employees and where they make financial and community investments.

Employee benefits include:

✓ Quarterly and annual profit-sharing bonuses

✓ 401K with employer contributions

✓ Medical, dental, and vision insurance

✓ Project completion bonuses

✓ Paid Time Off: vacation, holidays, volunteering, sick

✓ 9/80 work schedule and flexible work environment

✓ Educational, wellness, and research reimbursement package

✓ Attend industry events

  • JUST
  • Great Place to Work

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